Available Storage

Available Storage

Learn how to check available device storage, free up memory, remove unused apps, or clear app data.


Prenote info

The S20 5G, S20+ 5G and S20 5G Ultra feature the option to add a microSD card up to 1TB. MicroSD cards are sold separately.

• The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G comes with 128GB of usable internal memory with 8GB RAM.

• The Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G comes with 128GB or 256GB of usable internal memory with 8GB RAM.

• The Samsung Galaxy S20 5G Ultra comes with 128GB or 256GB of usable internal memory with 12GB RAM.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

• View available storage 
• Free up storage 
• Remove unused apps
• Clear app data
• Add storage

View available storage

1. Swipe down from the Notification bar, then select the  Settings icon.

2. Scroll to and select Battery and device care, then select Storage.

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3. Available internal storage will be shown.

Note: External storage will only be displayed when there is a memory card in your device. To view external memory, from the Storage screen, swipe left to view external storage. 

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Free up storage

To delete unwanted Documents, Images, Audio, Videos and Apps, from the Storage screen select the desired field > select and hold the desired media > select Delete. Select Move to Trash to confirm.

Note: From the Device care screen, select Optimize now to free up space and optimize available memory. 

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Remove unused apps

From the Settings screen, scroll to and select Apps then select the desired app. From here, you may Uninstall or Force stop the app.

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Clear app data

From the desired app's App info screen, select Storage then select Clear data or Clear cache.

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Add storage

Purchase an SD card or download a cloud storage app from the play store app Play Store app

Note: The Samsung Galaxy S10 5G does not support external MicroSD cards. For information on storing data to a memory/microSD card, visit the Backup & Restore with a Memory Card tutorial

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